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Friday, February 14 2014

Learnings from a community archiving project

One of the odd things about a community archiving system is that it is used really in fits and starts.  Much of the time, it may simply sit there, with peaks of activity coming when volunteers have time to carry out archivists tasks, or training is carried out.  The Assynt Community Digital Archive  […]

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Thursday, August 15 2013

Zim wiki - More personal information tools

Example Zim wiki showing image incorporated in a note

A wiki is a brilliant idea, created by Ward Cunningham when he released his WikiWikiWeb, a system that allowed groups of people to create and edit documents and notes easily and with minimal training.  To create links, it uses the concept of Wikiwords, and exampe being this - WikiWord - with  […]

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Tuesday, July 16 2013

Content Creation with Assynt Older Folk

The Assynt Learning Centre has very pro-actively been running a series of courses for older folk to get the most out of their computers, and to promote understanding of digital technologies.  Part of this has been to create digital content, with the course participants keen to allow their views and  […]

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Friday, January 25 2013

Distributed, archiveable genealogical research

Here's an interesting idea - using the TiddlyWiki application, which is a simple HTML file containing javascript, and which allows you to create effectively a local web site as a standalone file, as a genealogical research notebook. Many community archives are of interest for their genealogical  […]

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